Dixin Tablet

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  • Contains / Salt: Digoxin (0.25 mg)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    • Country of Origin: India

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    Dixin Tablet Information

    Dixin Tablet, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Heart Failure, Arrhythmia. Secondary and off-label uses of Dixin Tablet have also been mentioned below.

    The optimal dosage of Dixin Tablet is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Dixin Tablet can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Dixin Tablet go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    In addition, Dixin Tablet's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Safe for lactating mothers. In addition, Dixin Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Dixin Tablet related warnings section.

    Dixin Tablet is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate), Hypercalcemia are examples of such conditions. Some other conditions that can be affected by Dixin Tablet are listed in the contraindications section below.

    Drug interactions for Dixin Tablet have been reported in the medical literature. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    You should also be aware that Dixin Tablet is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



    Dixin Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Dixin Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Dixin Tablet Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Heart Failure
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 0.25 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice, dose may rarely increase 0.375-0.5 mg/day
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Heart Failure
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 0.25 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice, dose may rarely increase 0.375-0.5 mg/day
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Heart Failure
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mcg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice
    2 - 12 years (Child)
    • Disease: Heart Failure
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mcg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice, Initially given 17.5 mcg/kg for 3 dose

    Dixin Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Dixin Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      Dixin shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Dixin Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Dixin is completely safe for breastfeeding women.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Dixin Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Dixin has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Dixin Tablet on the Liver?


      Information about safety of Dixin for the liver is not available since scientific research on this is yet to be done.

      Unknown
    • What is the effect of Dixin Tablet on the Heart?


      Dixin may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

      Mild


    Dixin Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Dixin Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Dixin Tablet

    • Is this Dixin Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      No, there is no any evidence that Dixin Tablet is addictive.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Dixin Tablet can make you feel drowsy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Dixin Tablet is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, the use of Dixin Tablet in mental disorders is not effective.

      No

    Dixin Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Dixin Tablet


      It is safe to take Dixin Tablet with food.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Dixin Tablet


      Information about the interaction of Dixin Tablet and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

      Unknown


    Frequently asked Questions about Dixin Tablet

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can I take Dixin with ibuprofen?

    Dr. Tarun kumar MBBS , Other

    Yes, you can take Dixin with ibuprofen only on your doctor's advice because taking both of these drugs at the same time can increase the concentration of digoxin in the blood which can lead to side effects such as visual changes, nausea, and irregular heartbeats.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Dixin cause constipation?

    Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS , General Physician

    No, Dixin does not cause constipation. However, if you are experiencing constipation after taking this drug, it may be due to some other medical conditions. Take precautionary methods if you suffer from constipation such as eating fibrous food, drink plenty of fluid, and take some laxative (Lactulose syrup).

    Question about 5 years ago

    What is Dixin?

    Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

    Dixin is a brand name of digoxin and it is available in the form of a tablet, injection, syrup, and oral solution. It belongs to the class of drug called cardiac glycosides. It is a prescription drug that is used for the treatment of heart failure and irregular heartbeat ( Arrhythmia).

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Can I take Dixin without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicine, Multispeciality

    No, Dixin is a high alert and prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful to the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation because it can cause very unpleasant side effects. Hence, you should always consult a doctor before taking this medication by himself or herself.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Can Dixin cause weight loss?

    Dr. OP Kholwad MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Dixin can cause weight loss if it is taken in higher doses. Weight loss occurs especially in children and older age group (Geriatric). However, if you are experiencing rapid weight loss then discuss it with your doctor instantly.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 430-433

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 512-519

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Lanoxin® (digoxin)

    Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Sigmaxin (digoxin)

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